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MU Intercultural series continues

Christian Davis, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall University’s INTO program hosted its third Cultural Series event Tuesday at the INTO Center, where two INTO students gave presentations on their culture. The presentations give the students an outlet to explore their culture in a way that is familiar with them and new for the audience. Molly...

MU Sororities teach ladies how to protect themselves

Christian Davis, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

The Marshall University Police Department taught a “crash course” lesson on self-defense Monday to participants of an event for women’s safety hosted by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Delta Sigma Theta. The event was meant to educate women about the importance of self-defense and to teach a...

Rockin’ Road to Dublin in Huntington

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin,” an Irish dance and rock concert, performed at the Keith Albee Theater in Huntington Tuesday. The performance featured 21 songs and one intermission break. The show’s lead dancer was three-time international Irish dance champion Ashley Smith. She was awarded the World...

Sorority selling cheeseburgers to fundraise for philanthropy

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

A Marshall University sorority is taking steps to help the community by raising funds for their philanthropy program. The Marshall sorority Delta Zeta hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday to sell tickets for their upcoming fundraiser they call Cheeseburger In Paradise. The fundraiser will ...

Students’ plans for Spring Break

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 13, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Marshall University students are busy preparing for a week that is sure to be filled with adventure and excitement as students take a week off from studying and working in classes to have some fun over this year’s Spring Break. Marshall’s diverse campus is accompanied this year by many plans student...

Hoops for Hope score big for philanthropy

Matthew Groves, Reporter
March 12, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Alpha Xi Delta raised money for their philanthropy organization, Autism Speaks, during their Hoops for Hope basketball tournament Thursday at the Marshall University Recreation Center. This is the second year Alpha Xi Delta has hosted the three-on-three basketball tournament to raise money for their...

College of Business students collaborate in new Study Lounge

Luke Carpenter, Reporter
March 12, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Future business leaders know it takes a wholesome work environment and teamwork to execute their strategy, or in this case, master their classes and graduate. Since the midterm, a few business students have integrated the Corbly Hall Study Lounge into their weekly routine. The lounge, located on the...

MU Film Screenings for Women’s History Month

Alexia Lilly, Reporter
March 12, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Uncategorized

Marshall’s Women’s Center is celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting film screenings all month long. Several films and events will be spread out during the month of March for students. The film screenings are offered in Freshman South. The movie “Spy” will be played at 7 p.m. March...

Progressive group hopes to persuade Manchin to support Planned Parenthood

Adam Stephens, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

The Marshall University progressive political group Students for Reproductive Justice hosted a table in the Memorial Student Center Monday with the goal of persuading students, faculty and staff to call West Virginia Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin and urge him to vote in favor of protecting women’s health...

“Rockin’ Road to Dublin” steps into Keith-Albee spotlight

Austin Creel, Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

The “Rockin’ Road to Dublin” will cross into Huntington’s Keith-Albee theater Tuesday, March 14, bringing an acclaimed combination of dance, music and lights — all set to live Irish rock. The show has already performed in 38 cities since the fall of 2016, with 42 more live shows underway sin...

Herd women’s basketball drops final home game to Charlotte

Patrick O'Leary, Reporter
February 25, 2017
Filed under SPORTS, Uncategorized, WEEKEND WATCH, Women's Basketball

The Marshall University women’s basketball team fell Saturday afternoon in its final game this season in the Cam Henderson Center by a score of 89-75 to the Charlotte 49ers. The loss marked the eighth straight defeat for the Herd. Charlotte meanwhile snapped a four-game losing streak of its own in...

Marshall faculty discuss bills that could affect university

Kylee Hurley, Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

The Marshall University Legislative Affairs Committee has been keeping track of bills going through the legislature that could affect Marshall University. Multiple bills have been introduced in the legislature that specifically relate to higher education. The Marshall University Legislative Affairs...